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Document ID (ISN)108386
CIS number 08-756
ISBN(s) 978-3-7776-1545-5 (de); 978-3-7776-1569-1 (En)
Year 2007
Convention or series no. BUA Report 267
Author(s)
Advisory Committee on Existing Chemicals (BUA)
Title Hormesis in ecotoxicology
Original title Hormesis in der Íkotoxikologie [in German]
Bibliographic information S. Hirzel Verlag, Birkenwaldstrasse 44, 70191 Stuttgart, Germany, 2007. ix, 87p. (German); xi, 46p. (English). Illus. 87 ref. Price: EUR 36.00.
Abstract In recent years, the term hormesis has been used in ecotoxicology to describe non-monotonic dose-response relationships. Main topics covered by this criteria document on hormesis in ecotoxicology: history; dose-response relationships; attempts at explaining hormesis and its mechanisms; similar phenomena; experimental design; statistical aspects; case study of a 21-d reproduction test with Daphnia magna; consequences for hazard evaluation.
Descriptors (primary) toxic effects; Germany; dose-response relationship; ecotoxicology; chemical products
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; criteria document; translation; animal experiments
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Pollution control
Toxicology